Norman D is a financial planner, "predominantly giving financial advice to individuals, trusts and smaller charities... I'm a chartered financial planner and a certified financial planner and in the UK they are the two top qualifications you can have for that job". At age 10 he was moved forward a year at school, so after finishing A levels he took a year out so he wouldn't be the youngest student at university.
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DescriptionFinancial managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate financial information and advise on company financial policy.
QualificationsThere are no pre-set entry standards, although entry is most common with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification. Professional qualifications are available and are required for certain posts.
- Participates in the formulation of strategic and long-term business plans, assesses the implications for the organisation financial mechanisms and oversees their implementation;
- Plans external and internal audit programmes, arranges for the collection and analysis of accounting, budgetary and related information, and manages the company’s financial systems;
- Determines staffing levels appropriate for accounting activities;
- Assesses and advises on factors affecting business performance.
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